Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists:

Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.

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Indiana Average Salary $25,060.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 12,438
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

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Attention to Detail
Customer Service
Professionalism
Oral Communication
Information Gathering
Work Ethic
Integrity
Decision-making
Leadership
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Critical Thinking
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Time Management
Technology and Tool Usage
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Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Dress individuals with wigs or hairpieces according to instructions, samples, or sketches
Groom wigs or hairpieces
Remove facial hair
Cut client hair
Apply solutions to hair for therapeutic or cosmetic purposes
Style client hair
Apply cleansing or conditioning agents to client hair, scalp, or skin
Employ hair, cosmetic, or nail care instruments
Apply cosmetic products
Mix chemicals safely according to instructions


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Related Licensing Requirements


Temporary Cosmetologist (18-0000000145)

IC 25-8-9-9 Contents of temporary work permit application Sec. 9. (a) The temporary cosmetologist work permit application described in section 8 of this chapter must state that the applicant: (1) will practice cosmetology under the supervision of a cosmetologist; and (2) has filed an application under: (A) section 2 of this chapter, but has not taken the examination described by section 3(4) of this chapter; or (B) IC 25-8-4-2 and is awaiting a board determination. (b) The temporary electrologist work permit application described in section 8 of this chapter must state that the applicant: (1) will practice electrology under the supervision of an electrologist; and (2) has filed an application under: (A) IC 25-8-10-2, but has not taken the examination described in IC 25-8-10-3(3); or (B) IC 25-8-4-2 and is awaiting a board determination. (c) The temporary esthetician work permit application described in section 8 of this chapter must state that the applicant: (1) will practice esthetics under the supervision of an esthetician or cosmetologist; and (2) has filed an application under: (A) IC 25-8-12.5-3, but has not taken the examination described in IC 25-8-12.5-4(4); or (B) IC 25-8-4-2 and is awaiting a board determination. (d) The temporary manicurist work permit application described in section 8 of this chapter must state that the applicant: (1) will practice manicuring under the supervision of a cosmetologist or manicurist; and (2) has filed an application under: (A) IC 25-8-11-3, but has not taken the examination described in IC 25-8-11-4(4); or (B) IC 25-8-4-2 and is awaiting a board determination.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners (3172343031)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/barber.htm http://www.in.gov/pla/cosmo.htm

Temporary Electrologist (18-0000000146)

IC 25-8-9-9 Contents of temporary work permit application Sec. 9. (a) The temporary cosmetologist work permit application described in section 8 of this chapter must state that the applicant: (1) will practice cosmetology under the supervision of a cosmetologist; and (2) has filed an application under: (A) section 2 of this chapter, but has not taken the examination described by section 3(4) of this chapter; or (B) IC 25-8-4-2 and is awaiting a board determination. (b) The temporary electrologist work permit application described in section 8 of this chapter must state that the applicant: (1) will practice electrology under the supervision of an electrologist; and (2) has filed an application under: (A) IC 25-8-10-2, but has not taken the examination described in IC 25-8-10-3(3); or (B) IC 25-8-4-2 and is awaiting a board determination. (c) The temporary esthetician work permit application described in section 8 of this chapter must state that the applicant: (1) will practice esthetics under the supervision of an esthetician or cosmetologist; and (2) has filed an application under: (A) IC 25-8-12.5-3, but has not taken the examination described in IC 25-8-12.5-4(4); or (B) IC 25-8-4-2 and is awaiting a board determination. (d) The temporary manicurist work permit application described in section 8 of this chapter must state that the applicant: (1) will practice manicuring under the supervision of a cosmetologist or manicurist; and (2) has filed an application under: (A) IC 25-8-11-3, but has not taken the examination described in IC 25-8-11-4(4); or (B) IC 25-8-4-2 and is awaiting a board determination.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners (3172343031)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/barber.htm http://www.in.gov/pla/cosmo.htm

Barber Instructor (18-0000000149)

INDIANA CODE 25-8-6.4 Chapter 6.4. Barber Instructor Licenses Sec. 1. The board may license a person to be an instructor. Sec. 2. A person must file a verified application with the board on a form prescribed by the board to obtain an instructor license. Sec. 3. The application described in section 2 of this chapter must state that the applicant: (1) holds a barber license issued under this article; (2) has graduated from high school or received a high school equivalency certificate; (3) has successfully completed at least nine hundred (900) hours of instruction in the theory and practice of instructor training as a student in a barber school; (4) has received a satisfactory grade of at least seventy-five percent (75%) on an examination for instructor license applicants prescribed by the board; and (5) has paid the fee set forth in IC 25-8-13 for the issuance of a license under this chapter. Sec. 4. (a) If a person does not receive a satisfactory grade on the examination described in IC 25-8-4-7, the person may repeat the examination subject to the rules governing the examination adopted by the board. (b) If a person does not receive a satisfactory grade on the examination described in subsection (a), the board may: (1) refuse to permit the person to take the examination again; or (2) permit the person to take the examination again subject to the rules governing the examination adopted by the board.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners (3172343031)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/barber.htm http://www.in.gov/pla/cosmo.htm

Temporary Barber Instructor (18-0000000150)

Sec. 1. The board may license a person to be an instructor. Sec. 2. A person must file a verified application with the board on a form prescribed by the board to obtain an instructor license. Sec. 3. The application described in section 2 of this chapter must state that the applicant: (1) holds a barber license issued under this article; (2) has graduated from high school or received a high school equivalency certificate; (3) has successfully completed at least nine hundred (900) hours of instruction in the theory and practice of instructor training as a student in a barber school; (4) has received a satisfactory grade of at least seventy-five percent (75%) on an examination for instructor license applicants prescribed by the board; and (5) has paid the fee set forth in IC 25-8-13 for the issuance of a license under this chapter. Sec. 4. (a) If a person does not receive a satisfactory grade on the examination described in IC 25-8-4-7, the person may repeat the examination subject to the rules governing the examination adopted by the board. (b) If a person does not receive a satisfactory grade on the examination described in subsection (a), the board may: (1) refuse to permit the person to take the examination again; or(2) permit the person to take the examination again subject to the rules governing the examination adopted by the board.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners (3172343031)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/barber.htm http://www.in.gov/pla/cosmo.htm

Temporary Barber (18-0000000151)

Sec. 1. The board may license a person to be a barber. Sec. 2. A person must file a verified application with the board on a form prescribed by the board to obtain a barber license.Sec. 3. The application described in section 2 of this chapter must state that the applicant: (1) is either: (A) at least eighteen (18) years of age; or (B) at least seventeen (17) years of age and is a graduate of an accredited high school; (2) has graduated from an approved barber school with not less than one thousand five hundred (1,500) hours of training; (3) has received a satisfactory grade of at least seventy-five percent (75%) on an examination for barber license applicants prescribed by the board; (4) has not committed an act that could subject the applicant to discipline under IC 25-1-11; and (5) has paid the fee set forth in IC 25-8-13 for the issuance of a license under this chapter. Sec. 4. (a) If a person does not receive a satisfactory grade on the examination described in IC 25-8-4-7, that person may repeat the examination subject to the rules governing the examination adopted by the board. (b) If a person does not receive a satisfactory grade on the examination described in subsection (a), the board may: (1) refuse to permit the person to take the examination again; or (2) permit the person to take the examination again subject to the rules governing the examination adopted by the board. Sec. 5. A person licensed under this chapter may not engage in barbering in a barber school except as part of student instruction. Sec. 6. A person licensed under this chapter may not engage in barbering outside a barber shop unless the person: (1) has the permission of a person who holds a barber shop license and: (A) employs; or (B) leases or subleases a part of a shop to; the person licensed under this chapter; and (2) complies with any other practice restrictions established by the board

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners (3172343031)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/barber.htm http://www.in.gov/pla/cosmo.htm

Provisional Cosmetologist (18-0000000141)

INDIANA CODE 25-8-9 Chapter 9. Cosmetologist Licenses IC 25-8-9-1 Authorization Sec. 1. The board may license a person to be a cosmetologist. As added by P.L.257-1987, SEC.8. IC 25-8-9-2 Application; form Sec. 2. A person must file a verified application for a cosmetologist license with the board on a form prescribed by the board to obtain that license. As added by P.L.257-1987, SEC.8. IC 25-8-9-3 Contents of application Sec. 3. The application described in section 2 of this chapter must state that the applicant: (1) is at least eighteen (18) years of age; (2) has successfully completed the tenth grade or received the equivalent of tenth grade education; (3) has graduated from a cosmetologist program in a cosmetology school; (4) has received a satisfactory grade (as defined by IC 25-8-4-9) on an examination for cosmetologist license applicants prescribed by the board; (5) has not committed an act for which the applicant could be disciplined under IC 25-8-14; and (6) has paid the fee set forth in IC 25-8-13-7 for the issuance of a license under this chapter.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners (3172343031)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/barber.htm http://www.in.gov/pla/cosmo.htm

Provisional Electrologist (18-0000000144)

IC 25-8-7.2-4 Temporary electrology salon license Sec. 4. If the board: (1) cannot determine whether an applicant has complied with section 2 of this chapter at the time the application is filed; and (2) determines that more than fifteen (15) days are required to determine whether the applicant has complied with section 2 of this chapter; the board shall issue a temporary electrology salon license to the applicant.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners (3172343031)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/barber.htm http://www.in.gov/pla/cosmo.htm

Cosmetologist (18-0000000024)

To qualify for licensure, candidates must: Be at least 18 years of age. Have successfully completed the tenth grade. Have graduated from the appropriate program in an approved school of cosmetology. Successfully pass the board-administered examination in the appropriate field. Have not been subject to disciplinary action that would have an impact on the candidate's ability to practice effectively. Pay all application and examination fees.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners (3172343031)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/barber.htm http://www.in.gov/pla/cosmo.htm

Electrologists (18-0000000138)

IC 25-8-10-2 Application; form Sec. 2. A person must file a verified application for an electrologist license with the board on a form prescribed by the board to obtain that license. As added by P.L.257-1987, SEC.9. IC 25-8-10-3 Contents of application Sec. 3. The application described in section 2 of this chapter must state that the applicant: (1) holds a cosmetologist license issued under IC 25-8-9 or an esthetician license issued under IC 25-8-12.5; (2) has successfully completed three hundred (300) hours of instruction in electrology in a cosmetology school; (3) has received a satisfactory grade (as defined by IC 25-8-4-9) on an examination for electrologist license prescribed by the board; (4) has not committed an act for which the applicant could be disciplined under IC 25-8-14; and (5) has paid the fee set forth in IC 25-8-13-8 for the issuance of a license under this chapter.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners (3172343031)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/barber.htm http://www.in.gov/pla/cosmo.htm

Barber (18-0000000022)

In order to obtain a certificate of registration as a barber in Indiana, candidates must: Be at least 18 years of age or be at least 17 years of age and a graduate of an approved high school. Not have been convicted of a felony nor have been subject to disciplinary action that would interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties. Be a graduate of an approved barbering school with at least 1,500 hours of training. Have successfully passed the board-administered examination. Provide certification from a licensed Indiana physician that the candidate is free from any communicable, contagious, or infectious disease, including tuberculosis. Pay all application and examination fees.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners (3172343031)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/barber.htm http://www.in.gov/pla/cosmo.htm


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